Live From The Fort

Live From The Fort is a music video series by Vermont Public Radio. The intimate performances, recorded at VPR studios in Colchester's historic Fort Ethan Allen, provide an opportunity to discover and explore the rich and diverse contemporary music scene Vermont.

The series spotlights musicians from throughout the state working in a variety of musical genres. Through the music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with music makers in Vermont.

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For the May edition of Live From The Fort, The NEKtones, performed live from VPR's Studio One in Colchester.

The NEKTones are a Soul and R&B quintet with a musical palette defined by the landscape of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Photo: Courtesy Apartment 3 / Illustration: Anna Ste. Marie/VPR

We're recording the next Live From The Fort show and you’re invited to be part of the audience. Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by Burlington garage rock band Apartment 3 on Friday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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We're recording our next Live From The Fort concert and you’re invited to be part of the audience! Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by The NEKTones on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

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For the April edition of Live From The Fort, Tyler Daniel Bean perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the March edition of Live From The Fort, Michael Chorney & Hollar General performs live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the February edition of Live From The Fort, the Dave Keller Band performs live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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In the first edition of Live From The Fort in the new year, Iron Eyes Cody performs live from the VPR studios.

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VPR's Live from the Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. This mixtape is a look-and-listen back of the bands who stopped by and those whom we recorded at a couple of different nearby musical festivals this past year!

Through music and casual conversation, Live From The Fort aims to connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

Featured performers are:

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Enjoy ten of our favorite performances from VPR's Live From The Fort, featuring Paper Castles, Abbie Morin, Violet Ultraviolet, The Smittens and more!

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In the December edition of Live From The Fort, Burlington's own Black Rabbit perform live from the VPR studios.

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In the November edition of Live From The Fort, Rock 'n' Roll outfit, The Welterweights, led by Kelly Ravin, (of Waylon Speed,) perform live from the VPR studios.

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Dwight & Nicole perform Live From The Fort.

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Bison performs their Live From The Fort session at the Skinny Pancake in Burlington.

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Gregory Douglass joined us at VPR's Colchester studios for a Live From The Fort performance.

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VPR's Live from the Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

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Abbie Morin stopped by The Skinny Pancake in Burlington for a Live From The Fort performance.

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Violent Ultraviolet, The Smittens and Enemy Self performed as part of the Live From The Fort Showcase at the Waking Windows festival in Winooski. Check out some of the highlights from their sets.

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VPR's popular online video series Live From The Fort has partnered with VuHaus, a digital video service that introduces emerging and established artists to new audiences around the world. Through their website and mobile app, VuHaus gathers videos and interviews from leading public radio stations across the U.S.

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Carton stopped by The Skinny Pancake in Burlington for a Live From The Fort performance.

VPR is taking Live From The Fort on the road! We’ll be at The Skinny Pancake in Burlington on Thursday, April 28 to record three Vermont bands for our series.

Admission is free and shows start at 7 p.m. The line-up includes:

Carton

Bison

Abbie Morin

Hope to see you there!

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